Minutes – November 10, 2021
Khris Rickman Rob Kick Chris Finnerty
John Briggs Dave Pini (A) Jimmy Bucher
Austin Allen Jeff Stickford Carter DeMay
Rich Carlson Adam Lewis Eric Bickel
Rob Schaff Tim Doll – Website (A) Chuck Gast – DO
Roethler/Buford – Hist Members in attendance (63) attached
President’s Report [Khris Rickman]
Financial health of the MVGCSA is good. Chris Finnerty to discuss further in his report
Introduced Board of Directors and ASP contributors of 2021
Elections [Chuck Gast]
Intro candidates and allow each short explanation as to why they want to serve on the Board
Request voting members present to fill out voting ballots and return to Voting Committee
Treasurer’s Report [Chris Finnerty]
The MV board reevaluated and reworked the budget to make it work through an event-less 2020
Finances are in good shape and all tax returns are up to date
Thanks to the ASP sponsors and our members for continuing to contribute donations and dues, even in 2020.
No MV dues increase for 2022, but will be discussed in the coming years
Finances are available for all to view in the binder and all BM minutes are on the website.
GCSAA Chapter Liaison [Carter DeMay]
There will be a dues increase from National for 2022. Class A/B up $30 to $430, Class C up $15 to $220.
BMP Facility Implementation to be pushed harder. Presentation at the upcoming Shop Tour on ease of completion.
Certification process being worked on to be more streamlined, but not easier to complete.
Encouraged MV members to reach out to Board members to get involved in MV committees.
Historical Committee [Tim Roethler]
Comments on the overall success with the 75th Anniversary Green Cup at CC of St. Albans October 25th. A big thanks to all staff at St Albans.
Encouraged all to purchase 75th Anniversary publication encompassing the past 75 years of the MVGCSA. Pre-ordered and paid copies to be delivered over the next few weeks with copies of this publication to be available at the upcoming Shop Tour.
AWARDS: [Rickman, Kick, Carlson]
MVGCSA Championship – Sept 13 – St Peters Golf Course
Low Net – Nick Hittler – Ass’t Supt – Meadowbrook CC
Low Gross – Kyle Moses – Supt – Tower Tee Golf
Hole-in-one – Hole #8 Pat Gray
2021 Green Cup Champions – October 25 – The CC of St Albans
Jeff Olsen – Advanced Turf Solutions
Steve Leach – Supt – Gateway National Golf Links
Kyle Stratman – Ass’t Supt – Gateway National Golf Links
Matt O’Dell – GM – Aberdeen Golf Club
Scholarships for 2021 – Legacy (No Turf)
Nathan Brown – University of Kansas
Charles Galentine – NW Missouri State
Anne Morgan – University of Illinois
Attendance Points – (6) events for 2021 No MoGIC / Shop Tour
Top 5 & ties (2) points for attendance tonight MUST be present to win!
Assistant Supt – $250 gift certificate – BRAD THOMPSON
Superintendent – pd entry $450 Nat’l golf classic or GIS show – JOHN BRIGGS
Service Awards – ending (2) year term 2020 – 2021
Directors : Adam Lewis – Old Warson Country Club
Dave Pini – Old Hickory Golf Club
Liaisons : Assistant – Jeff Stickford – Greenbriar Hills Country Club
Affiliate – Rich Carlson – GreensPro
Gateway Green [Paul Hurst]
Paul thanked all sponsors and article contributors for assisting in another successful year for the Gateway Green publication.
New Business [Khris Rickman]
No new business from the floor
Presentation of Special Awards [Khris Rickman]
Person of the year for 2020 – Paul Hurst – Editor of the Gateway Green
Person of the year for 2021 – Rich Carlson – Affiliate Board Liaison and Co-Chair Green Cup ‘21
Announce election results [Rob Schaff]
Elected to the MVGCSA Board of Directors for 2 year terms
President – Rob Kick – Algonquin GC
Vice- President – Chris Finnerty – Bogey/Log Cabin Club
Treasurer – John Briggs – Fox Run GC
Adam Lewis – Old Warson CC
Ken Morgan – Ruth Park GC
Passing of the gavel [Khris Rickman]
Khris Rickman passes the gavel to Rob Kick – President 2022-23
MOTION TO ADJOURN Motion by Second by
Carter DeMay Adam Lewis